Showing posts from September 25, 2020

Lightning Have Championship in Sights After Winning Third Straight Game

By BY CAROL SCHRAM Sports Kevin Shattenkirk scored on the power play in overtime to give Tampa Bay a 5-4 win and a lead of three games to one over Dallas. New York Times Playoff Games, Stanley Cup, Hockey, Ice September 26, 2020 at 05:46AM

Trump Again Says He Would Welcome a ‘Smooth’ Transition. But He Has Conditions.

By BY MICHAEL CROWLEY U.S. The president warned his supporters of Democratic schemes to “cheat” their way to victory in November and said, “We’re not going to stand for it.” New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government September 26, 2020 at 04:09AM

Confused About Voting? Here Are Some Easy Tips

By BY REID J. EPSTEIN U.S. This year’s election will be a little different from past ones, given the pandemic, but with planning and a few precautions, voting shouldn’t be any more difficult. New York Times Voting and Voters, Absentee Voting, Presidential Election of 2020, Voter Registration and Requirements, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 26, 2020 at 04:01AM

Friday late

By Unknown Author Briefing Friday late New York Times September 26, 2020 at 03:56AM

Corrections: Sept. 26, 2020

By Unknown Author Corrections Corrections that appeared in print on Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020. New York Times September 26, 2020 at 03:33AM

Quotation of the Day: Pentagon Leaders Worry Trump Will Drag Military Into Election

By Unknown Author Today’s Paper Quotation of the Day for Saturday, September 26, 2020. New York Times September 26, 2020 at 03:00AM

Judge Orders New Trial for Gigi Jordan in Son’s Killing

By BY DANIEL E. SLOTNIK New York Ms. Jordan was found guilty of manslaughter for poisoning her 8-year-old son, but a federal judge ruled that her right to a public trial had been violated. New York Times Murders, Attempted Murders and Homicides, Decisions and Verdicts September 26, 2020 at 02:37AM

The Rise of Remote Work Can Be Unexpectedly Liberating

By BY JESSICA POWELL Opinion What if you are better off without the office? New York Times Labor and Jobs, Productivity, Workplace Environment, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) September 25, 2020 at 11:00PM

Coronavirus Survey Halted After Workers Faced Racial Slurs, Officials Say

By BY BRYAN PIETSCH U.S. Workers were followed, videotaped and threatened in confrontations across Minnesota, the state Department of Health said. New York Times Discrimination, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), Medicine and Health, Race and Ethnicity, Disease Rates September 26, 2020 at 01:42AM

Cleansing of the Soul

By BY CAITLIN LOVINGER Crosswords & Games Kristian House leads an outdoor workout. New York Times Crossword Puzzles September 26, 2020 at 01:40AM

Battlelines are being drawn over Judge Barrett’s nomination.

By BY JACEY FORTIN AND RUTH GRAHAM U.S. New York Times September 26, 2020 at 01:31AM

Justice Dept. Documents Highlight Criticisms of Mueller Inquiry

By BY KATIE BENNER AND ADAM GOLDMAN U.S. The attorney general provided information on two matters to President Trump’s allies that was meant to damage the F.B.I.’s Russia investigation and the special counsel’s office. New York Times Russian Interference in 2016 US Elections and Ties to Trump Associates, Presidential Election of 2016, United States Politics and Government, Special Prosecutors (Independent Counsel), Wiretapping and Other Eavesdropping Devices and Methods September 26, 2020 at 12:47AM


By Unknown Author World Coronavirus New York Times September 26, 2020 at 12:04AM

Here’s What 4 of Our Reporters Are Watching as Voting Begins to Unfold

By BY THE NEW YORK TIMES U.S. Mail-in ballots, legal challenges, voter education: Our journalists discussed their thinking about what is shaping up to be a fiercely contested, multiday election. New York Times Voting and Voters, Absentee Voting, Presidential Election of 2020, Elections, Voter Registration and Requirements September 26, 2020 at 12:01AM

Portland Prepares for Violent Showdowns, Proud Boys and Tear Gas

By BY MIKE BAKER AND NICHOLAS BOGEL-BURROUGHS U.S. The nation’s divisive political scene has increasingly spilled from social media into public rallies. Portland is bracing for possible violent clashes between far-right and left-wing activists. New York Times Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Antifa Movement (US), Right-Wing Extremism and Alt-Right, Fringe Groups and Movements, Black Lives Matter Movement September 25, 2020 at 11:49PM

A new Fox News poll shows Biden leading Trump in Nevada, Ohio and Pennsylvania.

By BY LAUREN WOLFE U.S. New York Times September 25, 2020 at 11:45PM

Justice Dept. Aids Trump’s False Narrative on Voting

By BY MICHAEL S. SCHMIDT AND NICK CORASANITI U.S. In a series of unusual moves, the Justice Department has helped stoke skepticism about mail-in voting. New York Times Absentee Voting, Voter Fraud (Election Fraud), United States Politics and Government, Presidential Election of 2020 September 25, 2020 at 11:29PM

Polling calm before the debate.

By BY NATE COHN The Upshot New York Times Polls and Public Opinion, Presidential Election of 2020 September 25, 2020 at 11:28PM

California County Enlists Social Media to Thwart a Misleading Election Photo

By BY NICK CORASANITI Technology Officials moved swiftly when old images of discarded mail-in ballots were circulated and portrayed as new pictures. New York Times September 25, 2020 at 11:27PM

Barr’s Approach Closes Gap Between Justice Dept. and White House

By BY KATIE BENNER U.S. The attorney general has brought the department closer to the White House than it has been in a half-century, historians said. New York Times Presidential Election of 2020, United States Politics and Government, Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), George Floyd Protests (2020), Demonstrations, Protests and Riots, Civil Rights and Liberties September 25, 2020 at 11:12PM